Ghostbusters (2016)

I really truly wanted to love the Ghostbusters reboot. I would have even settled for liking it…but though there were truly funny moments, the film as a whole left me cold. A post shared by Lara (@knobbygirl) on Apr 3, 2018 at 6:28pm PDT The biggest element that annoyed me was the sexual harassment gag […]

Ghost Shark

When a Ghost Shark eats you, where do you go? I don’t mean metaphysically, as in what happens when you die. I mean literally – where do the parts of you that the Ghost Shark swallowed go? Are they instantaneously dissolved by Ghost Shark’s ectoplasm? Or are they digested more slowly, like a regular shark […]


So we’re trying to get back in the habit of exposing our children to the stuff we liked as kids, instead of either letting them choose (which means hours of Spongebob and iCarly reruns or Toy Story 3) or forcing them to watch what we’re watching (usually Hoarders, inappropriate sitcoms or Hockey). Since both our […]

Thir13en Ghosts

I got tricked into watching it. Okay, not tricked exactly. My husband waited until I wasn’t paying attention – peeling potatoes – and he changed the channel. By the time I noticed…it was too late, the movie had begun…then he admitted that he tricked me. He knew that I would have said no if he […]

The Midnight Hour

I rarely review TV movies – in fact, this is my first – but as this was one of the formative films of my childhood, I thought I’d break the rules a little bit. Halloween 1985. I was in 4th grade at Holleman Elementary. All my friends had seen the movie and it was a […]


Scared the crap out of me….when I was 7. I think I had a very valid reason to be scared of this when I first saw it. First off, there was a cemetery on the end of the road I grew up on. It was possible, in my very young mind, that that cemetery had […]

Stir of Echoes

I almost puked when he pulled his tooth out. What the hell is it with the trend in tooth trauma this year? First, there is the bloody bundle of teeth in The Blair Witch Project and now this! Creepy film. I have not seen The Sixth Sense yet, so I must be the only one […]